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“Let Freedom Ring: The 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington,” August 28, 2023.
Experience beloved community and honor the enduring legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom!
Join us Monday, August 28, 2023 for a commemorative procession and concert curated by G. Phillip Shoultz, III, associate artistic director of VocalEssence. Dynamic artists will activate memories of the Civil Rights era, inspiring each of us to stand in solidarity as we renew our commitment to do the work required to secure liberty and justice for all! Featuring Jovonta Patton, Joe Davis & The Poetic Diaspora, Threads Dance Project, and members of the Twin Cities Choral Consortium.
Schedule of Events:
5:30 PM Commemorative procession down Northrop Mall ending at the steps of Northrop. Remarks will be given from the steps of Northrop.
6:00 PM Seating for concert, explore local resource tables
6:30 PM “Let Freedom Ring” concert
Reservations will be available starting July 17
The concert is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
You can find out more and reserve tickets online here: https://cla.umn.edu/news-events/events/let-freedom-ring